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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Everything from the location to the room to the front desk help is wonderful here. It is a quaint old building 5 minutes away from Stanley Park and across the street from English Bay. From the moment we pulled up to the building I knew...More

1  Thank MollyDink
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 30 June 2016

We are happy that you picked us to stay while in Vancouver. Our vines have been covering our building for about 100 years. We do have a great location if leaving on a cruise or visiting friends and family while in Vancouver. I appreciate the...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

We stayed at the Sylvia a few weeks ago. Others had told us it was very good but we were really impressed. The Location Cannot Be Beat. Great stuff all around. The hotel is quaint and historical. Our room was huge, very quiet, great beds....More

1  Thank gajgmusic
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 29 June 2016

I wish you were a travel writer, I agree with your comments and was happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope that you will thank your friends that made the referral. Please do come back again and when you do...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at the Sylvia often and once again thoroughly enjoyed this short visit. The location is great, with wonderful views over English Bay, and easy access to shops and good restaurants. There is good onsite parking. While the hotel is old, the rooms...More

Thank haversmk
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 29 June 2016

I hope that your reunion was a success and you come every year. Thank-you for staying with us. I know the staff will enjoy reading that you were happy with their service. When you or your group books again always call the hotel directly to...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

This hotel had been booked for me by relations so I didn't research it. I enjoyed the surprise of staying here. It's location is fantastic, just metres from English bay. The room I was in was quite small but this is a small matter as...More

Thank Bazerelli
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 29 June 2016

Please thank your relations for the referral, I suspect that most of our business comes from friends and family referrals. We do have many room sizes to accommodate everyone's needs, some rooms are smaller than other and some are much larger. I agree with you...More

Reviewed 26 June 2016

Just back from 4 nights at the Sylvia, the location is great, It is a historical OLD place, so if your looking for NEW, this is not the place for you. The rooms are dated but very fun, also clean. We really liked this. Not...More

2  Thank David K
Response from rdyck, General Manager at Sylvia HotelResponded 28 June 2016

Thank-you for staying with us for 4 nights while in Vancouver, I was happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The location is great and I appreciate you mentioning the service you received from the staff. I believe they all work hard...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Beachfront
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US$126 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
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US$126 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Vancouver
#29 Family Hotel in Vancouver
#33 Romantic Hotel in Vancouver
#46 Business Hotel in Vancouver
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West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Jay R
24 April 2018|
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Response from Keith E | Reviewed this property |
Street Parking is available in the area. Not always easy to find however and take care to obey signage.
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Jay R
24 April 2018|
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Response from Heather R | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of ? Perhaps some street parking if you can find it?
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Martha T
12 March 2018|
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Response from CanadaMaggie | Reviewed this property |
with 4 people its best value to take a taxi from the airport directly to the hotel. It will cost you about $35 which is very good for 4. Its fast, comfortable and simple. You can take sky train but it does not take you... More
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"Rooms in the newer addition don't seem to have very nice views."
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"Ask the front desk for what you want and they try their best to accommodate."
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"If you're a bigger person check the rooms bathroom. Sometimes they are a little squeazy."
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"Ask for a view of English Bay"
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